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Procedure descriptions

Apply for help for young adults

Young adults receive suitable and necessary help if and as long as their personality development does not guarantee a self-determined, responsible and independent way of life. As a rule, assistance is only granted until the young person reaches the age of 21; in justified individual cases, it is to be continued for a limited period of time beyond this age. Termination of assistance does not preclude the granting or continuation of assistance.

Assistance for young adults is possible as assistance for young adults, provided that it is suitable for young adults, whereby the young adult takes the place of the person with custody or the child or young person.


  • Counselling in the sense of youth, family and educational counselling
  • social group work
  • Educational assistance (care assistance)
  • temporary out-of-home placement (e.g. full-time care, home education or other assisted living)
  • intensive individual socio-educational support
  • Integration assistance in the case of mental disability

Even after the end of the assistance, young adults are advised and supported within the framework of aftercare within an appropriate period of time in their independence to the necessary extent and in a form that is comprehensible, understandable and perceivable for them.

Responsible department

the local youth welfare office

Youth Welfare Office is,

  • if you live in a city district: the city administration
  • if you live in a rural district: the Landratsamt (district administration office)

Note: The city of Constance itself performs the tasks as the local youth welfare agency.



  • They are between 18 and 21 years old. (Continuation assistance and aftercare also possible for over 21s)
  • The help is necessary because of your individual situation.
  • If you have already received child and youth welfare services before your 18th birthday, the help for young adults is intended to prevent the help from suddenly stopping when you reach the age of majority.


Contact the responsible youth welfare office. The Youth Welfare Office decides whether a claim exists and helps with the application for assistance.

If the assistance is granted, all those involved draw up an assistance plan together. This plan specifies the course of action, the goals and the duration of the help.

The Youth Welfare Office reviews the progress of the help in regular meetings.


Deadlines may have to be observed.

Required documents

Check with the relevant office.


Depending on the form of the assistance, you may be able to share in the costs.



Release note

14.08.2023 Sozialministerium Baden-Württemberg

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